Every art cupboard will have its variations, and of course school budgets have an impact on what is available. Some schools have a shared art cupboard for each Key Stage and others have a supply in each classroom. Whichever way you store your art materials, there are ways to ensure […]
For our first activity, we’ll be making festive windows. For this, you’ll need some black sugar paper, assorted tissue paper, scissors and glue. Step 1 Take a piece of sugar paper and fold one corner of the paper to the other. Once they’re aligned, make a fold and cut the […]
World Book Day has been around for 23 years now. It is a registered charity on an important mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly, a celebration of reading.
Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate the occasion in your school or setting.
With the spookiest season just around the corner, get your students in the spirit with this affordable 4 step Paper Mache Skull craft idea.
This is a blog written by Daisy, a Year 5 pupil at Stonelow Junior School. She tells us what makes a good lesson from a year 5 pupil’s perspective.
Background The Primary PE and Sport Premium was introduced in March 2013 to improve the provision of PE in primary schools across England. Since 2013, the government have continued to allocate funding each year. The Department for Education confirmed that for the 2021/22 academic year, funding would continue at £320 […]
Engaging Girls in Sport Working in schools we get to see all sorts of children – those that are engaged, as well as those that are not and of course those that shine and excel amongst their peers. This is true of all subjects, but PE is an area that […]
The health and wellbeing of children is vital in a modern era where obesity levels are on the rise and a sedentary lifestyle is prevalent. In 2018-19, schools will receive £100 million pounds from the government to spend specifically on improving health and wellbeing and promoting a more active lifestyle. […]
When I first took the lead on PE in school, I was so naive when it came to sports equipment. Who knew there were so many variations in everything? Footballs are a good example of this. They come in so many different sizes, materials and construction so it can be […]